“Farming is often at the sharp end of unpredictable weather events. Varieties that can provide growers with agronomic performance and still serve the market requirements will gradually come to the fore,” says Stephen Belcher, Principal Technical Officer of PGRO, discussing the reasons why varieties are included in the 2022 Descriptive Lists (DL) for pulse crops.
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Gardin are recruiting for two roles: Senior Plant Scientist and Plant Growth Facility Manager.
Bayer is to work with Microsoft to build a new cloud-based set of digital tools and data science solutions for use in agriculture and related industries to support sustainability across value chains.
A number of technologies to help avoid or reduce carbon emissions are in development at the Eastern Agri-Tech Innovation Hub, and these were featured in the #ATW21 event hosted by NIAB. From Inspro’s automated bioconverter system using black soldier flies and food waste, to Cambond’s valorisation of low grade carbon materials (such as brewers’ spent grain, straw, hemp fibres and paper waste sludge) for the construction industry, and the hydroponic vertical farming system funded through the Interreg Hy4Dense project.